The lowdown on the earth’s central environmental threat.

February 23, 2017

A guide to choosing the right products for baby and you.

February 01, 2017

How smog, soot, greenhouse gases, and other top air pollutants are affecting the planet—and your health.

November 01, 2016

Manicured turf grass lawns cover up to 50 million acres of land in America. But a new, no-mow movement is challenging this conformity—and helping the environment.

September 30, 2016

Considering making the switch? Here's everything you need to know about driving electric cars and hybrids.

May 26, 2016

If lead poisoning seems like a story from the past, think again: The toxic metal lingers in communities all over the United States.

March 16, 2016

Short answer: Yes. Even a seemingly slight average temperature rise is enough to cause a dramatic transformation of our planet.

March 15, 2016

Everything you wanted to know about our changing climate but were too afraid to ask.

March 11, 2016

Lots of people think drinking bottled water is safer. Is it?

January 05, 2016

Carbon pollution isn't just warming the climate—it's also making our oceans more acidic. NRDC scientist Lisa Suatoni explains why we must pay attention.

August 13, 2015